3rd Annual Michigan Winery Tour

I can’t think of a better way to kick off fall than with a winery tour. Luckily, our friends feel the same and over the weekend we embarked upon our 3rd Annual Winery Tour! (Check out the 1st and 2nd annual as well!) The weather was crisp and perfect for sipping some vino and spending […]

2nd Annual Michigan Winery Tour

Last year was such a blast we did it again. (Rent a 15 passenger van and tour some Southwest Michigan wineries that is.) We’re a pretty energetic crew but a few tastings in, who needs a Red Bull when there’s a wooden one with a saddle and cute hat? Cooler than Ice Wine, that’s what I’d […]

A Letter to our Friends

With changes on the horizon lately I’ve been feeling sentimental and evocative thinking of our amazing friends in Chicago and around the country. I can’t help but remember a conversation Alex and I had shortly after we got settled here almost ten years ago. Sitting on the balcony of our new condo one summer night, […]

Feeling like Fall

The warm days are dwindling here in Chicago. This weekend was unseasonably chilly, (quite the contrast from seven days ago…bye bye bikini!) and with a packed schedule ahead we decided to spend a day driving around Southwest Michigan for a toned down version of our annual winery tour.  I’m not quite ready to say goodbye […]

Tulip Time!

Over the weekend we took a little road trip over to Holland, Michigan for the Tulip Time Festival. It’s something that’s been on my to do list for years and I finally got the timing right. Unfortunately, the weather has been chillier than spring’s past and only about 25% of the tulips were actually in […]

Cozy Weather Dressing

Jacket – seen here & here, similar Scarf  – Urban Outfitters, similar Sunnies – Sears,  seen here  Cardigan –  Martin  & Osa  Yellow Tank – J.Crew Jeans – Forever 21 Boots – Steve Madden Bag – market find, seen here Believe it or not, these are pretty much the only cool weather appropriate clothes in my closet right now. […]